Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

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Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by roey benjamin marcus » Sun Mar 07, 2010 4:48 am

What's the hardest Nep (you can answer based on knowledge/experience or from guides or websites that have the answer to my question) to grow? Also, what is the cheapest Nep you've seen for sale online that ships to US? Why is it/do you think it is cheap?

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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by manzano167 » Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:03 am

the cheapest one is the nepenthes ventricosa you cn find it in the this store
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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by roey benjamin marcus » Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:58 am

Thanks, but I have that one already :) .

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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by moof » Sun Mar 07, 2010 3:01 pm

You won't get any good answer for your first question. The higland ones can be tricky to grow, but note that even some lowland neps can be vulnerable to temperature fluctuations

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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by roey benjamin marcus » Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:00 pm

Oh...o...k...Basically, what I'm asking by that is the most sensitive, slowest plant in someone's opinion to grow.

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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by Lawndude84 » Mon Mar 08, 2010 4:30 am

N.Villosa , without a doubt, is one of the slowest groweing Neps I've seen.
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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by roey benjamin marcus » Mon Mar 08, 2010 4:35 am

Wellp, I guess I'm going to look for N. Villosa.

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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by moof » Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:30 am

You should not. Higland neps require a terrarium with lower temperatures at night. If you want to give them a try, first think about a terrarium and try with some easier highland species.

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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by roey benjamin marcus » Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:43 pm

Does that apply to all highland Neps? Nights here get in the high 50s.

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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by CN- » Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:58 am

My advise is ..... Stay away from N. Villosa until you can grow a few other UH/L plants like N. Mikei.

An the cheapest Nepenthes to buy Is Nepenthes distillatoria Less than 3" diameter $9.99
an probably Nepenthes gracilis nigropurpurea
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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by manzano167 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:05 pm

WHERE?!
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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by roey benjamin marcus » Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:30 am

$10 isn't cheapest, manzano167. ;) The N. Ventricosa at the flytrapcare store is cheaper.

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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by manzano167 » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:47 am

i already have ventricosa
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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by roey benjamin marcus » Wed Mar 10, 2010 7:30 am

I think you can still find cheaper, though.

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Re: Hardest Nep To Grow? Cheapest Nep?

by Pat » Wed Mar 10, 2010 8:07 am

N. rajah is notoriously slow and hard to grow.

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